By Matt Leon
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — After smothering William and Mary, 58-46, down in Williamsburg on Sunday, the Drexel women’s basketball team stands at 12-4 on the season. More importantly, they are now 5-0 in Colonial Athletic Association play for the first time since the 2007-08 season.
One of the biggest reasons for the Dragon’s success is the high level play of senior forward Hollie Mershon.
A Malvern native, Mershon came to Drexel after a successful career at Archbishop Carroll High School, where she helped her team win three Philadelphia Catholic League Championships and the 2009 PIAA State Championship. She says she is driven by the desire to once again win a title.
“The four seniors here (including) me, we haven’t won a (conference) championship,” Mershon tells KYW Newsradio. “So that’s our prime focus, our main goal. Obviously, we take it one game at a time. So we know that this our last year, and we want to leave with that championship and postseason play in the NCAA Tournament.”
Listen to Matt Leon’s complete interview with Hollie Mershon: